Photos from Harrisburg and around the district

On Tuesday Oct. 29, state Rep. Jake Wheatley joined legislators and advocates at a rally in Harrisburg to call attention to bullying and to support legislation to address this issues in Pennsylvania's schools.

On Tuesday Oct. 29, state Rep. Jake Wheatley joined legislators and advocates at a rally in Harrisburg to call attention to bullying and to support legislation to address this issues in Pennsylvania's schools.



Rep. Jake Wheatley calls for the cleaning up of his regions air and cracking down on industrial polluters at a PennEnvironment press event.

Rep. Jake Wheatley calls for the cleaning up of his regions air and cracking down on industrial polluters at a PennEnvironment press event.



Rep. Jake Wheatley makes comments during the House debate on the 2019-20 state budget.

Rep. Jake Wheatley makes comments during the House debate on the 2019-20 state budget.



Rep. Jake Wheatley attends a press event where Governor Tom Wolf outlined his Restore Pennsylvania plan.

Rep. Jake Wheatley attends a press event where Governor Tom Wolf outlined his Restore Pennsylvania plan.



Rep. Jake Wheatley speaks at a rally to call for increased police accountability, streamlined police procedures, and improved police-community relations in Pennsylvania.

Rep. Jake Wheatley speaks at a rally to call for increased police accountability, streamlined police procedures, and improved police-community relations in Pennsylvania.



Rep. Jake Wheatley is joined by his colleagues within the Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus at a press conference to reform police procedure and improve police-community relations.

Rep. Jake Wheatley is joined by his colleagues within the Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus at a press conference to reform police procedure and improve police-community relations.



Rep. Wheatley met with a group of students from Duquesne University to discuss the Ready to Succeed Scholarship and the need for additional PHEAA funding in the state budget.

Rep. Wheatley met with a group of students from Duquesne University to discuss the Ready to Succeed Scholarship and the need for additional PHEAA funding in the state budget.



Rep. Jake Wheatley meets with a group of pharmacy students to discuss legislation extending immunization opportunities, as well as an upcoming Pharmacy Benefit Manager Transparency Bill.

Rep. Jake Wheatley meets with a group of pharmacy students to discuss legislation extending immunization opportunities, as well as an upcoming Pharmacy Benefit Manager Transparency Bill.



Rep. Jake Wheatley and his colleagues in the House of Representatives welcome members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., during their annual 'AKA Day at the Capitol' on March 19, 2019.

Rep. Jake Wheatley and his colleagues in the House of Representatives welcome members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., during their annual "AKA Day at the Capitol" on March 19, 2019.



State Rep. Jake Wheatley speaks on the floor of the House of Representatives in recognition of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on Feb. 6, 2019

State Rep. Jake Wheatley speaks on the floor of the House of Representatives in recognition of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on Feb. 6, 2019



State Rep. Jake Wheatley speaks on the floor of the House of Representatives in recognition of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on Feb. 6, 2019

State Rep. Jake Wheatley speaks on the floor of the House of Representatives in recognition of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on Feb. 6, 2019



State Rep. Jake Wheatley speaks on the floor of the House of Representatives in recognition of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on Feb. 6, 2019

State Rep. Jake Wheatley speaks on the floor of the House of Representatives in recognition of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on Feb. 6, 2019



State Rep. Jake Wheatley speaks on the floor of the House of Representatives in recognition of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on Feb. 6, 2019

State Rep. Jake Wheatley speaks on the floor of the House of Representatives in recognition of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on Feb. 6, 2019



State Rep. Jake Wheatley speaks on the floor of the House of Representatives in recognition of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on Feb. 6, 2019

State Rep. Jake Wheatley speaks on the floor of the House of Representatives in recognition of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on Feb. 6, 2019



State Rep. Jake Wheatley speaks on the floor of the House of Representatives in recognition of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on Feb. 6, 2019

State Rep. Jake Wheatley speaks on the floor of the House of Representatives in recognition of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on Feb. 6, 2019



State Rep. Jake Wheatley listens to the 2019 budget address by Gov. Tom Wolf in Harrisburg on Feb. 5, 2019

State Rep. Jake Wheatley listens to the 2019 budget address by Gov. Tom Wolf in Harrisburg on Feb. 5, 2019



On Feb. 4, 2019 state Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, and state Sen. Vincent Hughes held a press conference in Harrisburg to recognize Feb. 7, 2019 as National Black HIV/AIDS Day in Pennsylvania

On Feb. 4, 2019 state Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, and state Sen. Vincent Hughes held a press conference in Harrisburg to recognize Feb. 7, 2019 as National Black HIV/AIDS Day in Pennsylvania



On Feb. 4, 2019 state Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, and state Sen. Vincent Hughes held a press conference in Harrisburg to recognize Feb. 7, 2019 as National Black HIV/AIDS Day in Pennsylvania

On Feb. 4, 2019 state Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, and state Sen. Vincent Hughes held a press conference in Harrisburg to recognize Feb. 7, 2019 as National Black HIV/AIDS Day in Pennsylvania



On Feb. 4, 2019 state Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, and state Sen. Vincent Hughes held a press conference in Harrisburg to recognize Feb. 7, 2019 as National Black HIV/AIDS Day in Pennsylvania

On Feb. 4, 2019 state Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, and state Sen. Vincent Hughes held a press conference in Harrisburg to recognize Feb. 7, 2019 as National Black HIV/AIDS Day in Pennsylvania



On Feb. 4, 2019 state Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, and state Sen. Vincent Hughes held a press conference in Harrisburg to recognize Feb. 7, 2019 as National Black HIV/AIDS Day in Pennsylvania

On Feb. 4, 2019 state Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, and state Sen. Vincent Hughes held a press conference in Harrisburg to recognize Feb. 7, 2019 as National Black HIV/AIDS Day in Pennsylvania



On Feb. 4, 2019 state Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, and state Sen. Vincent Hughes held a press conference in Harrisburg to recognize Feb. 7, 2019 as National Black HIV/AIDS Day in Pennsylvania

On Feb. 4, 2019 state Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, and state Sen. Vincent Hughes held a press conference in Harrisburg to recognize Feb. 7, 2019 as National Black HIV/AIDS Day in Pennsylvania



On Feb. 4, 2019 state Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, and state Sen. Vincent Hughes held a press conference in Harrisburg to recognize Feb. 7, 2019 as National Black HIV/AIDS Day in Pennsylvania

On Feb. 4, 2019 state Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, and state Sen. Vincent Hughes held a press conference in Harrisburg to recognize Feb. 7, 2019 as National Black HIV/AIDS Day in Pennsylvania



On Feb. 4, 2019 state Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, and state Sen. Vincent Hughes held a press conference in Harrisburg to recognize Feb. 7, 2019 as National Black HIV/AIDS Day in Pennsylvania

On Feb. 4, 2019 state Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, and state Sen. Vincent Hughes held a press conference in Harrisburg to recognize Feb. 7, 2019 as National Black HIV/AIDS Day in Pennsylvania



On Feb. 4, 2019 state Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, and state Sen. Vincent Hughes held a press conference in Harrisburg to recognize Feb. 7, 2019 as National Black HIV/AIDS Day in Pennsylvania

On Feb. 4, 2019 state Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, and state Sen. Vincent Hughes held a press conference in Harrisburg to recognize Feb. 7, 2019 as National Black HIV/AIDS Day in Pennsylvania



On Feb. 4, 2019 state Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, and state Sen. Vincent Hughes held a press conference in Harrisburg to recognize Feb. 7, 2019 as National Black HIV/AIDS Day in Pennsylvania

On Feb. 4, 2019 state Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, and state Sen. Vincent Hughes held a press conference in Harrisburg to recognize Feb. 7, 2019 as National Black HIV/AIDS Day in Pennsylvania



On Feb. 4, 2019 state Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, held a press conference in Harrisburg to introduce his bill to legalize adult-use cannabis in Pennsylvania.

On Feb. 4, 2019 state Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, held a press conference in Harrisburg to introduce his bill to legalize adult-use cannabis in Pennsylvania.



On Feb. 4, 2019 state Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, held a press conference in Harrisburg to introduce his bill to legalize adult-use cannabis in Pennsylvania.

On Feb. 4, 2019 state Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, held a press conference in Harrisburg to introduce his bill to legalize adult-use cannabis in Pennsylvania.



On Feb. 4, 2019 state Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, held a press conference in Harrisburg to introduce his bill to legalize adult-use cannabis in Pennsylvania.

On Feb. 4, 2019 state Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, held a press conference in Harrisburg to introduce his bill to legalize adult-use cannabis in Pennsylvania.



On Feb. 4, 2019 state Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, held a press conference in Harrisburg to introduce his bill to legalize adult-use cannabis in Pennsylvania.

On Feb. 4, 2019 state Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, held a press conference in Harrisburg to introduce his bill to legalize adult-use cannabis in Pennsylvania.



On Feb. 4, 2019 state Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, held a press conference in Harrisburg to introduce his bill to legalize adult-use cannabis in Pennsylvania.

On Feb. 4, 2019 state Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, held a press conference in Harrisburg to introduce his bill to legalize adult-use cannabis in Pennsylvania.



On Feb. 4, 2019 state Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, held a press conference in Harrisburg to introduce his bill to legalize adult-use cannabis in Pennsylvania.

On Feb. 4, 2019 state Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, held a press conference in Harrisburg to introduce his bill to legalize adult-use cannabis in Pennsylvania.



On Feb. 4, 2019 state Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, held a press conference in Harrisburg to introduce his bill to legalize adult-use cannabis in Pennsylvania.

On Feb. 4, 2019 state Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, held a press conference in Harrisburg to introduce his bill to legalize adult-use cannabis in Pennsylvania.



On Feb. 4, 2019 state Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, held a press conference in Harrisburg to introduce his bill to legalize adult-use cannabis in Pennsylvania.

On Feb. 4, 2019 state Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, held a press conference in Harrisburg to introduce his bill to legalize adult-use cannabis in Pennsylvania.



On Feb. 4, 2019 state Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, held a press conference in Harrisburg to introduce his bill to legalize adult-use cannabis in Pennsylvania.

On Feb. 4, 2019 state Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, held a press conference in Harrisburg to introduce his bill to legalize adult-use cannabis in Pennsylvania.



On Feb. 4, 2019 state Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, held a press conference in Harrisburg to introduce his bill to legalize adult-use cannabis in Pennsylvania.

On Feb. 4, 2019 state Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, held a press conference in Harrisburg to introduce his bill to legalize adult-use cannabis in Pennsylvania.



On Feb. 4, 2019 state Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, held a press conference in Harrisburg to introduce his bill to legalize adult-use cannabis in Pennsylvania.

On Feb. 4, 2019 state Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, held a press conference in Harrisburg to introduce his bill to legalize adult-use cannabis in Pennsylvania.



On Feb. 4, 2019 state Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, held a press conference in Harrisburg to introduce his bill to legalize adult-use cannabis in Pennsylvania.

On Feb. 4, 2019 state Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, held a press conference in Harrisburg to introduce his bill to legalize adult-use cannabis in Pennsylvania.



On Feb. 4, 2019 state Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, held a press conference in Harrisburg to introduce his bill to legalize adult-use cannabis in Pennsylvania.

On Feb. 4, 2019 state Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, held a press conference in Harrisburg to introduce his bill to legalize adult-use cannabis in Pennsylvania.



On Feb. 4, 2019 state Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, held a press conference in Harrisburg to introduce his bill to legalize adult-use cannabis in Pennsylvania.

On Feb. 4, 2019 state Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, held a press conference in Harrisburg to introduce his bill to legalize adult-use cannabis in Pennsylvania.



Rep. Jake Wheatley speaks at a rally in support of cannabis reform legislation.

Rep. Jake Wheatley speaks at a rally in support of cannabis reform legislation.



Rep. Jake Wheatley recognizes and celebrates the day news of the emancipation proclamation and the end of slavery in all regions of the United States was announced during a 'Juneteenth' program.

Rep. Jake Wheatley recognizes and celebrates the day news of the emancipation proclamation and the end of slavery in all regions of the United States was announced during a "Juneteenth" program.



Rep. Jake Wheatley speaks out against racism and injustice after meeting with the “Grandview 5,” a group of African-American women who had the police called on them while golfing in York County.

Rep. Jake Wheatley speaks out against racism and injustice after meeting with the “Grandview 5,” a group of African-American women who had the police called on them while golfing in York County.



Rep. Jake Wheatley, along with Reps. Vanessa Brown, Ed Gainey, and Dan Frankel, is pictured with Herbert P. 'Herb' Douglas Jr., who as of June 4, 2018 was the oldest living African-American Olympic medalist.

Rep. Jake Wheatley, along with Reps. Vanessa Brown, Ed Gainey, and Dan Frankel, is pictured with Herbert P. "Herb" Douglas Jr., who as of June 4, 2018 was the oldest living African-American Olympic medalist.



Rep. Jake Wheatley speaks on gun control and safety during a “Day of Action” in Harrisburg.

Rep. Jake Wheatley speaks on gun control and safety during a “Day of Action” in Harrisburg.



Rep. Jake Wheatley introduces business owners Latoya Johnson-Rainey, Karen Denton, Simone Quinerly, and Sharise Nance to his House colleagues as part of the “Minority, Women and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise” event.

Rep. Jake Wheatley introduces business owners Latoya Johnson-Rainey, Karen Denton, Simone Quinerly, and Sharise Nance to his House colleagues as part of the “Minority, Women and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise” event.



Rep. Jake Wheatley speaks on a resolution recognizing November 2, 2017, as 'Wendell Freeland Day' in Pennsylvania.

Rep. Jake Wheatley speaks on a resolution recognizing November 2, 2017, as "Wendell Freeland Day" in Pennsylvania.



Rep. Jake Wheatley offers House Resolution 433 to recognize the reality of food insecurity in Pennsylvania.

Rep. Jake Wheatley offers House Resolution 433 to recognize the reality of food insecurity in Pennsylvania.



Rep. Jake Wheatley is joined by his House Democratic colleagues at a Harrisburg news conference discussing how funding cuts, part of the House Republican proposal to finally pass the overdue 2017-18 state budget, will negatively impact our schools and economy.

Rep. Jake Wheatley is joined by his House Democratic colleagues at a Harrisburg news conference discussing how funding cuts, part of the House Republican proposal to finally pass the overdue 2017-18 state budget, will negatively impact our schools and economy.



Rep. Jake Wheatley recognizes Demetrius Nash, a community activist from Chicago, who is walking from Illinois to Washington, D.C. to increase awareness on an array of social issues.

Rep. Jake Wheatley recognizes Demetrius Nash, a community activist from Chicago, who is walking from Illinois to Washington, D.C. to increase awareness on an array of social issues.



Rep. Jake Wheatley is joined by colleagues and faith leaders at a news conference at Freedom Corner to discuss the aftermath of the Charlottesville, Va., domestic terror attack and to call for action on hate-crimes legislation in Pennsylvania.

Rep. Jake Wheatley is joined by colleagues and faith leaders at a news conference at Freedom Corner to discuss the aftermath of the Charlottesville, Va., domestic terror attack and to call for action on hate-crimes legislation in Pennsylvania.



Reps. Adam Ravenstahl and Jake Wheatley present a House of Representatives citation to Jane Werner of the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh.  The museum was recently recognized by USA Today as one of the Top 5 Children’s Museums in the United States.

Reps. Adam Ravenstahl and Jake Wheatley present a House of Representatives citation to Jane Werner of the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh. The museum was recently recognized by USA Today as one of the Top 5 Children’s Museums in the United States.



Rep. Jake Wheatley spoke about teacher Appreciation Week.  May 9 was 'National Teacher Appreciation Day,' a great time to say “Thank You.”

Rep. Jake Wheatley spoke about teacher Appreciation Week. May 9 was "National Teacher Appreciation Day," a great time to say “Thank You.”



Rep. Jake Wheatley speaks at a Harrisburg event recognizing April as Jazz Appreciation Month.

Rep. Jake Wheatley speaks at a Harrisburg event recognizing April as Jazz Appreciation Month.



Rep. Jake Wheatley leads a community forum to discuss the future of the 24-acre Pittsburgh site, which will be closed as a cost-savings, penal-system-downsizing measure.

Rep. Jake Wheatley leads a community forum to discuss the future of the 24-acre Pittsburgh site, which will be closed as a cost-savings, penal-system-downsizing measure.



Rep. Jake Wheatley welcomes a group of students from the Community College of Allegheny County to Harrisburg.

Rep. Jake Wheatley welcomes a group of students from the Community College of Allegheny County to Harrisburg.



Rep. Jake Wheatley welcomes Everette and Sonia Johnson, along with Martha Moore, to the state Capitol to watch the vote on house resolution 215, crafted by Rep. Wheatley, to honor the life and accomplishments of Katie Everett Johnson.

Rep. Jake Wheatley welcomes Everette and Sonia Johnson, along with Martha Moore, to the state Capitol to watch the vote on house resolution 215, crafted by Rep. Wheatley, to honor the life and accomplishments of Katie Everett Johnson.



Rep. Wheatley joins Rep. Ed Gainey as they Allegheny County lawmakers urge Pennsylvania to heed the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream of a society where all are treated with respect and engaged in moving humanity forward. Moments earlier, the House unanimously approved House Resolution 25,  honoring the life and legacy of Dr. King and recognizing the week of January 15 through 22, 2017, as the 'Martin Luther King, Jr., Week of Remembrance.'

Rep. Wheatley joins Rep. Ed Gainey as they Allegheny County lawmakers urge Pennsylvania to heed the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream of a society where all are treated with respect and engaged in moving humanity forward. Moments earlier, the House unanimously approved House Resolution 25, honoring the life and legacy of Dr. King and recognizing the week of January 15 through 22, 2017, as the "Martin Luther King, Jr., Week of Remembrance."



Policy hearing on Pre-K funding.

Policy hearing on Pre-K funding.



Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, outlines his teacher tax credit bill at a Capitol news conference, joined by co-sponsors Reps. Lee James, R-Venango/Butler (center) and Rep. Karen Boback, R-Luzerne/Columbia/Wyoming. Rep. James Roebuck, D-Phila., and a Harrisburg teacher also spoke in support of the bill.

Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, outlines his teacher tax credit bill at a Capitol news conference, joined by co-sponsors Reps. Lee James, R-Venango/Butler (center) and Rep. Karen Boback, R-Luzerne/Columbia/Wyoming. Rep. James Roebuck, D-Phila., and a Harrisburg teacher also spoke in support of the bill.



As a chairman of the Legislative Hunger Caucus, Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, was proud to help announce the first-ever Capitol All-Stars Softball Game, to be held Sept. 30 to benefit Feeding Pennsylvania and Hunger-Free Pennsylvania. More information is available at http://pcntv.com/capitol-all-stars-softball-game/

As a chairman of the Legislative Hunger Caucus, Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, was proud to help announce the first-ever Capitol All-Stars Softball Game, to be held Sept. 30 to benefit Feeding Pennsylvania and Hunger-Free Pennsylvania. More information is available at http://pcntv.com/capitol-all-stars-softball-game/



Rep. Jake Wheatley speaks at the news conference announcing the fourth year of the Capitol Hunger Garden, which is maintained through volunteer efforts and provides fresh vegetables to Pennsylvanians in need. The garden also raises money for Pennsylvania's 21 food banks through proceeds from salsa made from vegetables grown in the garden.

Rep. Jake Wheatley speaks at the news conference announcing the fourth year of the Capitol Hunger Garden, which is maintained through volunteer efforts and provides fresh vegetables to Pennsylvanians in need. The garden also raises money for Pennsylvania's 21 food banks through proceeds from salsa made from vegetables grown in the garden.



Rep. Jake Wheatley, left, and Sen. Mike Brubaker, right, the co-chairs of the legislature's Hunger Caucus, join with volunteers for the fourth year of planting the Capitol Hunger Garden, which is maintained through volunteer efforts and provides fresh vegetables to Pennsylvanians in need.

Rep. Jake Wheatley, left, and Sen. Mike Brubaker, right, the co-chairs of the legislature's Hunger Caucus, join with volunteers for the fourth year of planting the Capitol Hunger Garden, which is maintained through volunteer efforts and provides fresh vegetables to Pennsylvanians in need.



Rep. Jake Wheatley, left, and Sen. Mike Brubaker, right,  the co-chairs of the legislature's Hunger Caucus, join with volunteers for the fourth year of planting the Capitol Hunger Garden, which is maintained through volunteer efforts and provides fresh vegetables to Pennsylvanians in need.

Rep. Jake Wheatley, left, and Sen. Mike Brubaker, right, the co-chairs of the legislature's Hunger Caucus, join with volunteers for the fourth year of planting the Capitol Hunger Garden, which is maintained through volunteer efforts and provides fresh vegetables to Pennsylvanians in need.



Rep. Jake Wheatley, left, and Sen. Mike Brubaker, right, the co-chairs of the legislature's Hunger Caucus, join with volunteers for the fourth year of planting the Capitol Hunger Garden, which is maintained through volunteer efforts and provides fresh vegetables to Pennsylvanians in need.

Rep. Jake Wheatley, left, and Sen. Mike Brubaker, right, the co-chairs of the legislature's Hunger Caucus, join with volunteers for the fourth year of planting the Capitol Hunger Garden, which is maintained through volunteer efforts and provides fresh vegetables to Pennsylvanians in need.



Rep. Jake Wheatley and Sen. Mike Brubaker, the co-chairs of the legislature's Hunger Caucus, join with volunteers for the fourth year of planting the Capitol Hunger Garden, which is maintained through volunteer efforts and provides fresh vegetables to Pennsylvanians in need.

Rep. Jake Wheatley and Sen. Mike Brubaker, the co-chairs of the legislature's Hunger Caucus, join with volunteers for the fourth year of planting the Capitol Hunger Garden, which is maintained through volunteer efforts and provides fresh vegetables to Pennsylvanians in need.



Rep. Wheatley greets some of the senior citizens who attended his Senior Fair Golden Luncheon at Point Park University.  More images from the luncheon can be seen by <a href= 'http://www.pahouse.com/Wheatley/grpGallery.asp?pgID=948' >clicking here.</a>

Rep. Wheatley greets some of the senior citizens who attended his Senior Fair Golden Luncheon at Point Park University. More images from the luncheon can be seen by clicking here.



State Rep. Jake Wheatley recently hosted the presentation of a $50,000 donation from Chevron for a job-training program, the Mentors Community Wealth Building Initiative, which Wheatley has helped to foster. Pictured from left are: Ronnell Small , MCWBI participant; Reggie Good, MCWBI recruiter; Timolyn Embry, MCWBI participant; Pittsburgh Councilman Daniel Lavelle; Kris Kirk, president, MCWBI; Trip Oliver, Chevron; Rep. Wheatley and Peter Speaks, state Sen. Vincent Hughes' office.

State Rep. Jake Wheatley recently hosted the presentation of a $50,000 donation from Chevron for a job-training program, the Mentors Community Wealth Building Initiative, which Wheatley has helped to foster. Pictured from left are: Ronnell Small , MCWBI participant; Reggie Good, MCWBI recruiter; Timolyn Embry, MCWBI participant; Pittsburgh Councilman Daniel Lavelle; Kris Kirk, president, MCWBI; Trip Oliver, Chevron; Rep. Wheatley and Peter Speaks, state Sen. Vincent Hughes' office.



Rep. Jake Wheatley (left) and Pittsburgh Councilman Daniel Lavelle listen to Peter Speaks of state Sen. Vincent Hughes' office during the presentation of a $50,000 donation for a job-training program Wheatley has helped to foster.

Rep. Jake Wheatley (left) and Pittsburgh Councilman Daniel Lavelle listen to Peter Speaks of state Sen. Vincent Hughes' office during the presentation of a $50,000 donation for a job-training program Wheatley has helped to foster.



The Allegheny County Delegation of the PA House of Representatives Democratic Caucus meets regularly to discuss issues important to the region.<br><br><strong>Members include:</strong> Rep. Dom Costa (Delegation Chairman), House Democratic Leader Frank Dermody, House Democratic Caucus Chairman Dan Frankel, Rep. Daniel Deasy (Delegation Vice-Chairman), House Democratic Caucus Appropriations Chairman Joe Markosek, Rep. Paul Costa, Rep. Anthony M. Deluca, Rep. Ed Gainey, Rep. William C. Kortz, Rep. Nick Kotik, Rep. Robert F. Matzie, Rep. Erin C. Molchany, Rep. Adam Ravenstahl, Rep. Harry A. Readshaw and Rep. Jake Wheatley.<br><br><strong>Not in Photo:</strong> Rep. Marc J. Gergely and Rep. Jesse White

The Allegheny County Delegation of the PA House of Representatives Democratic Caucus meets regularly to discuss issues important to the region.

Members include: Rep. Dom Costa (Delegation Chairman), House Democratic Leader Frank Dermody, House Democratic Caucus Chairman Dan Frankel, Rep. Daniel Deasy (Delegation Vice-Chairman), House Democratic Caucus Appropriations Chairman Joe Markosek, Rep. Paul Costa, Rep. Anthony M. Deluca, Rep. Ed Gainey, Rep. William C. Kortz, Rep. Nick Kotik, Rep. Robert F. Matzie, Rep. Erin C. Molchany, Rep. Adam Ravenstahl, Rep. Harry A. Readshaw and Rep. Jake Wheatley.

Not in Photo: Rep. Marc J. Gergely and Rep. Jesse White



State Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, LEFT, the new co-chairman of the Pennsylvania Legislative Hunger Caucus, is congratulated by the other co-chairman, state Sen. Mike Brubaker, R-Lancaster/Chester.

State Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, LEFT, the new co-chairman of the Pennsylvania Legislative Hunger Caucus, is congratulated by the other co-chairman, state Sen. Mike Brubaker, R-Lancaster/Chester.



Rep. Jake Wheatley received a Legislative Champion Award from the Pennsylvania State Alliance of YMCAs, one of just four legislators to receive this honor. Pictured at the ceremony, from left: Denise Day, CEO, YMCA of Brandywine Valley; Sen. Andrew Dinniman, D-Chester/Montgomery; Rep. Wheatley; Bill Jones, interim CEO of the YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh; andDonald Herres, CEO, Clearfield YMCA.

Rep. Jake Wheatley received a Legislative Champion Award from the Pennsylvania State Alliance of YMCAs, one of just four legislators to receive this honor. Pictured at the ceremony, from left: Denise Day, CEO, YMCA of Brandywine Valley; Sen. Andrew Dinniman, D-Chester/Montgomery; Rep. Wheatley; Bill Jones, interim CEO of the YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh; andDonald Herres, CEO, Clearfield YMCA.



Rep. Jake Wheatley joins prominent members of Pittsburgh’s Hill District at the ground-breaking ceremony for the future Shop ‘N Save.  To see more photos from the April 27 event, check out Rep. Wheatley’s other galleries.

Rep. Jake Wheatley joins prominent members of Pittsburgh’s Hill District at the ground-breaking ceremony for the future Shop ‘N Save. To see more photos from the April 27 event, check out Rep. Wheatley’s other galleries.



Rep. Wheatley is interviewed at a House Democratic Policy Committee hearing on school vouchers held at the University of Pittsburgh on March 23.

Rep. Wheatley is interviewed at a House Democratic Policy Committee hearing on school vouchers held at the University of Pittsburgh on March 23.



Rep. Wheatley responds to testimony at a House Democratic Policy Committee hearing on school vouchers held at the University of Pittsburgh on March 23.

Rep. Wheatley responds to testimony at a House Democratic Policy Committee hearing on school vouchers held at the University of Pittsburgh on March 23.



State Rep. Jake Wheatley speaks to constituents at his 2010 Senior Seminar.  To see more photos from the event, click on the 2010 Senior Seminar link in the Other Galleries section.

State Rep. Jake Wheatley speaks to constituents at his 2010 Senior Seminar. To see more photos from the event, click on the 2010 Senior Seminar link in the Other Galleries section.



While hosting House Appropriations Committee Chairman Dwight Evans (second from left) for a tour of several sites in Pittsburgh, Rep. Jake Wheatley (at right) brought him to the Connelley Education Center, a former school that may become a national center for cutting-edge, environmentally sustainable technology and research.

While hosting House Appropriations Committee Chairman Dwight Evans (second from left) for a tour of several sites in Pittsburgh, Rep. Jake Wheatley (at right) brought him to the Connelley Education Center, a former school that may become a national center for cutting-edge, environmentally sustainable technology and research.



While hosting House Appropriations Committee Chairman Dwight Evans for a tour of several sites in Pittsburgh, Rep. Jake Wheatley brought him to the Connelley Education Center, a former school that may become a national center for cutting-edge, environmentally sustainable technology and research.

While hosting House Appropriations Committee Chairman Dwight Evans for a tour of several sites in Pittsburgh, Rep. Jake Wheatley brought him to the Connelley Education Center, a former school that may become a national center for cutting-edge, environmentally sustainable technology and research.



Rep. Jake Wheatley (third from right) and House Appropriations Committee Chairman Dwight Evans (back row, second from left) meet staff and board members of the August Wilson Center for African American Culture.

Rep. Jake Wheatley (third from right) and House Appropriations Committee Chairman Dwight Evans (back row, second from left) meet staff and board members of the August Wilson Center for African American Culture.



Rep. Jake Wheatley (right) and House Appropriations Committee Chairman Dwight Evans tour the August Wilson Center for African American Culture with Marva Harris, the center's interim CEO.

Rep. Jake Wheatley (right) and House Appropriations Committee Chairman Dwight Evans tour the August Wilson Center for African American Culture with Marva Harris, the center's interim CEO.



Rep. Jake Wheatley (left) and House Appropriations Committee Chairman Dwight Evans tour the August Wilson Center for African American Culture with Marva Harris, the center's interim CEO.

Rep. Jake Wheatley (left) and House Appropriations Committee Chairman Dwight Evans tour the August Wilson Center for African American Culture with Marva Harris, the center's interim CEO.



Rep. Jake Wheatley (left) and House Appropriations Committee Chairman Dwight Evans tour the August Wilson Center for African American Culture with Marva Harris, the center's interim CEO.

Rep. Jake Wheatley (left) and House Appropriations Committee Chairman Dwight Evans tour the August Wilson Center for African American Culture with Marva Harris, the center's interim CEO.



Rep. Jake Wheatley (center) tours the Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh with House Appropriations Committee Chairman Dwight Evans (right), joined by Rep. Chelsa Wagner.

Rep. Jake Wheatley (center) tours the Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh with House Appropriations Committee Chairman Dwight Evans (right), joined by Rep. Chelsa Wagner.



State Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, speaks at a news conference at the state Capitol in support of a bipartisan package of 10 bills that would ensure participation in state contracts and purchasing from minority-owned, women-owned and disadvantaged-owned businesses and small businesses. Also pictured (from left): state Sen. Leanna Washington, D-Phila./Montgomery; state Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny; state Sen. Vincent Hughes, D-Phila./Montgomery; and House Majority Leader Todd Eachus, D-Luzerne. Eachus, Hughes and Washington also spoke in support of the legislation.

State Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, speaks at a news conference at the state Capitol in support of a bipartisan package of 10 bills that would ensure participation in state contracts and purchasing from minority-owned, women-owned and disadvantaged-owned businesses and small businesses. Also pictured (from left): state Sen. Leanna Washington, D-Phila./Montgomery; state Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny; state Sen. Vincent Hughes, D-Phila./Montgomery; and House Majority Leader Todd Eachus, D-Luzerne. Eachus, Hughes and Washington also spoke in support of the legislation.



Rep. Wheatley gives one of his shirts to a constituent at his Community Appreication Day.  To see more photos from the event, click on the 2009 Community Appreication Day link in the Other Galleries photo section.

Rep. Wheatley gives one of his shirts to a constituent at his Community Appreication Day. To see more photos from the event, click on the 2009 Community Appreication Day link in the Other Galleries photo section.



Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, (at left), chairs a meeting of the House Select Committee on Minority, Women, and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Inclusion. Also pictured are Reps. Karen Beyer, R-Lehigh, and Ronald Buxton, D-Dauphin.

Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, (at left), chairs a meeting of the House Select Committee on Minority, Women, and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Inclusion. Also pictured are Reps. Karen Beyer, R-Lehigh, and Ronald Buxton, D-Dauphin.



Rep. Wheatley addresses the audience at a news conference discussing the need for more diversity in the membership of the state's Stimulus Oversight Commission.

Rep. Wheatley addresses the audience at a news conference discussing the need for more diversity in the membership of the state's Stimulus Oversight Commission.



Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus Vice Chairman Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, speaks at a news conference announcing details of the caucus’ statewide effort to ensure that Pennsylvania women- and minority-owned businesses receive a fair share of federal stimulus money.

Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus Vice Chairman Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, speaks at a news conference announcing details of the caucus’ statewide effort to ensure that Pennsylvania women- and minority-owned businesses receive a fair share of federal stimulus money.



Rep. Wheatley leads the 2009 observance of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day at the state Capitol.

Rep. Wheatley leads the 2009 observance of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day at the state Capitol.



Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, pictured at right, joins members of the House Commerce Committee for a roundtable on the condition of the economy and financial services providers and the economic outlook. Pictured at left are Steven Kaplan, state banking secretary; and Rep. Chris Ross, R-Chester.

Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, pictured at right, joins members of the House Commerce Committee for a roundtable on the condition of the economy and financial services providers and the economic outlook. Pictured at left are Steven Kaplan, state banking secretary; and Rep. Chris Ross, R-Chester.



A significant crowd turned out for the hearing Rep. Jake Wheatley, chairman of the House Health and Human Services Subcommittee on Health, held in Pittsburgh. The hearing was one in a series on how Pennsylvania is helping people with mental health issues and people attempting to recover from drug or alcohol abuse.

A significant crowd turned out for the hearing Rep. Jake Wheatley, chairman of the House Health and Human Services Subcommittee on Health, held in Pittsburgh. The hearing was one in a series on how Pennsylvania is helping people with mental health issues and people attempting to recover from drug or alcohol abuse.



Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, at left, and Rep. Douglas Reichley, R-Lehigh/Berks, listen to testimony at a Pittsburgh hearing of the House Health and Human Services Subcommittee on Health, which Wheatley chairs.

Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, at left, and Rep. Douglas Reichley, R-Lehigh/Berks, listen to testimony at a Pittsburgh hearing of the House Health and Human Services Subcommittee on Health, which Wheatley chairs.



(Copyright photo by Martin Regusters/Leaping Lion Photography - Posted with permission) Mrs. Cathryn Irvis, center, wife of the late Speaker K. Leroy Irvis, is honored at the Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus annual conference. Pictured from left are Reps. Thomas Blackwell, Dwight Evans and Jake Wheatley, Mrs. Irvis, Reps. Thaddeus Kirkland and Ronald Waters, Sen. Vincent Hughes and Rep. Harold James.

(Copyright photo by Martin Regusters/Leaping Lion Photography - Posted with permission) Mrs. Cathryn Irvis, center, wife of the late Speaker K. Leroy Irvis, is honored at the Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus annual conference. Pictured from left are Reps. Thomas Blackwell, Dwight Evans and Jake Wheatley, Mrs. Irvis, Reps. Thaddeus Kirkland and Ronald Waters, Sen. Vincent Hughes and Rep. Harold James.



Rep. Jake Wheatley, a Marine veteran, joins several other Marine veterans serving in the House of Representatives and other lawmakers in honoring a Marine headed for Iraq - Jamhar James, son of Rep. Harold James. Pictured from left are Rep. Wheatley, Speaker Dennis O'Brien, Jamhar James, Rep. James, Majority Leader Bill DeWeese and Reps. Merle Phillips, Neal Goodman and Harry Readshaw.

Rep. Jake Wheatley, a Marine veteran, joins several other Marine veterans serving in the House of Representatives and other lawmakers in honoring a Marine headed for Iraq - Jamhar James, son of Rep. Harold James. Pictured from left are Rep. Wheatley, Speaker Dennis O'Brien, Jamhar James, Rep. James, Majority Leader Bill DeWeese and Reps. Merle Phillips, Neal Goodman and Harry Readshaw.



Rep. Wheatley (top left) speaks to two constituents in Kennard Park at his Community Appreciation Day. Over 50 organizations were on hand to provide information on different topics beneficial to residents of the Hill District.  To see more photos from that afternoon, click on the Community Appreciation Day link.

Rep. Wheatley (top left) speaks to two constituents in Kennard Park at his Community Appreciation Day. Over 50 organizations were on hand to provide information on different topics beneficial to residents of the Hill District. To see more photos from that afternoon, click on the Community Appreciation Day link.



Rep. Jake Wheatley meets with Allegheny County Chief Executive Dan Onorato.

Rep. Jake Wheatley meets with Allegheny County Chief Executive Dan Onorato.



Rep. Jake Wheatley (third from left) meets with Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter (second from left) and Reps. Louise Bishop (left) and Jewell Williams, both D-Phila.

Rep. Jake Wheatley (third from left) meets with Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter (second from left) and Reps. Louise Bishop (left) and Jewell Williams, both D-Phila.



Rep. Jake Wheatley (at right) meets with Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter (center) and Rep. Frank Dermody, D-Allegheny.

Rep. Jake Wheatley (at right) meets with Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter (center) and Rep. Frank Dermody, D-Allegheny.



Rep. Jake Wheatley Jr. helps welcome the new Office Depot store to downtown Pittsburgh. Pictured from left are Rep. Wheatley; Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl; state Sen. Wayne Fontana; Dan Skaris, store manager, Office Depot #2747 (the new store); City Councilmember Tonya Payne; and Dixie Leonard, store manager, Office Depot #2180.

Rep. Jake Wheatley Jr. helps welcome the new Office Depot store to downtown Pittsburgh. Pictured from left are Rep. Wheatley; Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl; state Sen. Wayne Fontana; Dan Skaris, store manager, Office Depot #2747 (the new store); City Councilmember Tonya Payne; and Dixie Leonard, store manager, Office Depot #2180.



Rep. Jake Wheatley Jr. speaks at the grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Office Depot store in downtown Pittsburgh.

Rep. Jake Wheatley Jr. speaks at the grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Office Depot store in downtown Pittsburgh.



Rep. Wheatley discusses HIV/AIDS awareness for African Americans at the eighth annual National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day at Wesley Center AME Zion Church in the Hill District.

Rep. Wheatley discusses HIV/AIDS awareness for African Americans at the eighth annual National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day at Wesley Center AME Zion Church in the Hill District.



Rep. Wheatley commemorates the eighth annual National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day with health-care providers and other community members at Wesley Center AME Zion Church in the Hill District.

Rep. Wheatley commemorates the eighth annual National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day with health-care providers and other community members at Wesley Center AME Zion Church in the Hill District.